immunizations

Improved shingles vaccine

Improved shingles vaccine

Though many people 60 and older have already received a vaccine against shingles, they may need to seek revaccination soon. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Oct. 20 approved a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix, and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has taken it under review. The committee currently advises the health-care […]

Department of Health to offer shots by appointment

Department of Health to offer shots by appointment

Beginning Jan. 2, 2017, immunizations will be offered by appointment only at the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County.  Appointments will be available during regular clinic hours at all DOH-Santa Rosa locations by calling 850-983-5200.  Immunizations for children ages 2 months through 18 years are offered at no fee through the Vaccines for […]

Health Department clinic in Midway to reopen Nov. 3

Health Department clinic in Midway to reopen Nov. 3

The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County will reopen its doors to serve the south Santa Rosa community on Nov. 3.  The clinic, which has been closed due to heavy damage caused by the April 2014 flood, is located at 5840 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Gulf Breeze. Immunizations will be offered on a […]